Paralegal

Program Number: 10-110-1
School Year: 2020-2021
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend, Online
This program is eligible for financial aid

Prepare for a rewarding career in the growing legal field with a Paralegal associate degree from Moraine Park Technical College.

About the Program

Paralegals, also known as legal assistants, assist lawyers with a variety of tasks (please note: paralegals do not provide legal advice).

What You'll Learn

Students in the Paralegal program learn to interview clients, prepare for hearings and trials, and research the law. Graduates are skilled in preparing legal documents and legal correspondence. Paralegals are also skilled investigators and analyzers. Paralegals need to be detail-oriented, organized and have strong communication skills.

 

Number Title Crs
Semester 1
103-159 Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
106-120 Document Formatting 1
110-101 Introduction to Paralegalism 3
110-102 Civil Litigation 3
110-168 Criminal Law 3
801-136 English Composition 1 3
890-101 College 101 2
Total 16
 
Semester 2
106-182 Information Management 3
110-104 Legal Research 3
110-105 Legal Writing 3
110-106 Family Law 3
110-114 Administration of Estates 3
809-122 Introduction to American Government 3
Total 18
 
Semester 3
101-184 Principles of Accounting 3
110-130 Real Estate Law 3
196-134 Legal Issues in the Workplace 3
804-1xx Mathematics Course 3
809-1xx Social Science Course 3
Total 15
 
Semester 4
110-107 Legal Aspects of Business Organizations 3
110-136 Legal Ethics 3
110-169 Legal Office Applications 3
801-1xx Communication Course 3
809-1xx Behavioral Science Course 3
Total 15
 
Total Credits 64
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